Rodney Brooks – The Roomba

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Topics: Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Years: 8, 9, 10 Video length: 3:25m Meet Rodney Brooks, a guy who just likes building robots. But you may know him as the inventor of Roomba, the robotic vacuum cleaner. He talks … Continued

Ingrid Scheffer – Epilepsy

Topics: Biological Sciences - The Body Additional: Careers Concepts (South Australia) Biological Sciences - Form and Function, Diversity and Evolution Years: 7, 8, 9, 10 Video length: 2.04m Meet Ingrid Scheffer. She helped discover the first known gene for epilepsy. … Continued

Yuri Kivshar – Physics

Topics: Physical Sciences - Forces; Energy Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Physical Sciences - Forces and Motion; Energy Years: 8, 10 Video length: 1:53m Meet Yuri Kivshar. He is an expert in “metamaterials”. As a physicist, he works on bending … Continued

Bernadette Fitzgibbon – Pain

Topics: Biological Sciences - The Body Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Years: 7, 8, 9, 10 Video length: 2:31m Meet Bernadette Fitzgibbon, she is a neuroscientist. She studies the brain and how pain works. … Continued